Kevin Giles

Reporter | East Metro
Phone: 651-925-5037
Suburban reporter Kevin Giles covers Washington County government and news throughout northern Washington County, such as public policy, transportation, prosecution and courts, prisons and the St. Croix River watershed.

Recent content from Kevin Giles

Former Stillwater mayor pleads guilty in fraud scheme

Ken Harycki admitted that he helped a home health care company hide money to avoid paying taxes.

Updated: January 15, 2015, - 08:06 PM

New commissioner joins Washington County Board

Karla Bigham, representing south Washington County, will target Red Rock transit ridership.

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 03:37 PM

January ice cream social planned in Stillwater — outdoors

In 1953, a woman was photographed eating ice cream in Stillwater — in winter. She remains unidentified, but her cheery...

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 07:06 PM

Briefs: Marine on St. Croix library receives $6,000 for materials and services

The city of Marine on St. Croix will receive $6,000 from the Jordan bequest to be used for materials and...

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 07:03 PM

State fire association treasurer charged with stealing $188K for personal use

Anthony Bronk had been a Hugo City Council member. Total losses alleged at $188,000.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 09:35 PM

In Washington County, a dogfight over government watchdog

Facebook page rankles Washington County officials, who say it’s often inaccurate.

Updated: January 03, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Briefs: 17 and older? Write book reviews in Washington County

Washington County Library invites adults to participate in Winter Jackets, a free winter reading program, Jan. 1 through Feb. 28.The...

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 11:41 PM

It's snow and go for tubers at Green Acres

The Green Acres tubing hill in Lake Elmo opened on Black Friday with manufactured snow, but March-like weather put an...

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 11:41 PM

In Washington County, a dogfight over government watchdog

Facebook site rankles county officials who say it’s inaccurate. But founder questions credibility of “faceless” posts by his critics.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 11:40 PM

Private cemetery proposed for Lake Elmo would be rare newcomer

Cremations outnumber traditional burials so new cemeteries are rare, but landowner says he’d offer both.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 11:17 PM

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